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Troopers pay tribute to 4 people killed in 1997 shooting

COLEBROOK, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire state troopers have gathered to remember comrades who were among those killed or wounded 20 years ago in one of the region's worst shootings...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 15:00

The Latest: More charges for man accused of ramming crowd

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to a violent white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Charlottesville police have added charges against the man...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:59

Icahn steps down as unofficial Trump adviser

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is losing another informal adviser: billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who gave the White House guidance on its deregulation efforts. Icahn says in a letter...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:58

Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski loses latest bid to end criminal case for sexually assaulting teen 40 years ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski loses latest bid to end criminal case for sexually assaulting teen 40 years ago.
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:56

Trump ousts Steve Bannon: influential, divisive strategist

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, the blunt-spoken and divisive strategist who rose from Donald Trump's conservative campaign to a top White House post, was pushed out by the president Friday,...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:55

The Latest: Prime Minister Trudeau says 1 Canadian killed

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain attacks (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says that one Canadian was killed and four others were injured...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:54

Missouri death row inmate appeals to US Supreme Court

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Attorneys for a Missouri man convicted of killing a former St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter 19 years ago are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:48

Men say they've set record for traversing Boston's subway

REVERE, Mass. (AP) — Two Boston-area residents say they've set the world record for travelling to every stop on the city's subway system in about 7 1/2 hours. The Boston...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:46

Trump studying options for new approach to Afghan war

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is "studying and considering his options" for a new approach to Afghanistan and the broader South Asia region, the White House said Friday after...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:45

The Latest: Mayor urges Trump to denounce racism in Nevada

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Reno next week (all times local): 2:20 p.m. The mayor of Reno is urging President Donald Trump to...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:45

Kansas couple gets probation after money laundering scheme

MEADE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas couple was sentenced to three years of probation for laundering millions of dollars in suspected drug money through their small town bank. The Hutchinson...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:44

Officials: 3-year-old girl dies at Florida day care

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Officials are investigating the death of a 3-year-old girl at a Florida day care. Escambia County Sheriff's Office spokesman Maj. Andrew Hobbs tells The Pensacola News...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:40

Kenya opposition files challenge against presidential vote

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Lawyers representing the Kenyan opposition coalition National Super Alliance filed a petition Friday with the Supreme Court challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election, beating a midnight deadline...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:35

The Latest: 59 wounded in Spain attacks still hospitalized

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain attacks (all times local): 11:20 p.m. The regional government of Catalonia says it has identified seven of the 14 people killed...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:31

Notable firings and resignations from Trump's White House

Notable firings and resignations from President Donald Trump's White House since he took office in January: — Aug. 18: Chief strategist Steve Bannon — July 31: Communications director Anthony Scaramucci...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:25

Underwater devices look for Army helicopter crew off Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — The Navy is using remotely operated underwater vehicles and sonar to help in the search for a missing Army helicopter and its five-member crew off Hawaii. The...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:23

The Latest: Virginia gov bars demonstrations at Lee statue

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to a violent white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed an executive...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:22

Ousted Venezuela prosecutor ties exit to investigation

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor has told the region's other prosecutors that President Nicholas Maduro removed her to stop a probe linking him and his inner circle...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:21

Fitch upgrades Greece's credit rating by 1 notch to B-

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Fitch Ratings has upgraded Greece's credit rating from CCC to B-, a one-notch improvement that still leaves the bonds issued by the crisis-battered country well below...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:17

Couple renews vows as arranged marriage enters final chapter

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota couple who gained fame through a very public arranged marriage have renewed their vows as their 19-year love story enters its final chapter. David...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:14

Spanish plan for carnage started with botched explosion

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A cell of at least nine extremists meticulously plotted to combine vehicles and explosives in a direct hit on tourists, and managed to carry off most...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:04

Trump reviews options for new strategy for Afghan war

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump huddled with his top national security aides in the seclusion of Camp David on Friday, trying to formulate a winning Afghanistan strategy after 16...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:03

Barcelona's victims include US man celebrating anniversary

PARIS (AP) — The dead and injured in Barcelona were a snapshot of the world — men, women and children from nearly three dozen nations — testifying to the huge...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:02

Mississippi Confederate statue guarded against online threat

CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — Police in one north Mississippi town are guarding a Confederate monument, citing an online threat. Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell and Corinth Police Chief Ralph Dance...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 13:59

Trump's evangelical advisers sticking with him amid fallout

NEW YORK (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's most steadfast constituencies is standing by him amid his defense of a white nationalists rally in Virginia. No member of Trump's...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 13:53

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